Possibly up to 85% of all failures of all flash media appears to be when one minute your device is working perfectly – the next time you look the device either seems to lock up on you in mid use or appears completely dead! […]
We have recently seen a large rise in the number of failed USB flash memory devices as well as SD cards, employing memory chips that no longer use the TSOP and TLGA form factors. One increasingly common type is BGA 100. As with all […]
If you have a Mac with an SD card slot or even if you use an external USB SD card reader, you would normally expect your card to mount right on your Mac’s desktop or even launch an associated program, such as iPhoto or […]
What is wear levelling?
From the very first moment that you crack open your new Flash memory based device and start to use it you are entering into a process that will, eventually, result in the failure of individual blocks on the device and eventually, […]